Published on: March 19, 2022

WORLD HAPPINESS INDEX

WORLD HAPPINESS INDEX

Volodymyr-Volyns’kyy BY – Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations

cheap generic Quetiapine WHAT IT SAYS

  • 10th year of the report
  • Assigns a happiness score on a scale of zero to 10, based on an average of data over a three-year period
  • Finland has been named the world’s happiest country for the fifth year running
  • Afghanistan as the unhappiest, closely followed by Lebanon
  • Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia recorded the biggest boosts in wellbeing
  • The largest falls in the World Happiness table came in Lebanon, Venezuela and Afghanistan.
  • Lebanon, which is facing economic meltdown, fell to second from last on the index of 146 countries, just below Zimbabwe
  • War-scarred Afghanistan, already bottom of the table last year, saw its humanitarian crisis deepen since the Taliban returned to power last August following the pull-out of US-led troops
  • Northern Europeans once again dominated the top spots — with the Danes second to the Finns, followed by the Icelandic, the Swiss and the Dutch
  • The United States rose three places to 16th, one ahead of Britain. France climbed to 20th, its highest ranking yet